The applicant has six months to take 12 hours of CEUs for the Certificate in Geek Culture Competency.
Two of the 12 hours have to be attending a live webinar of “What It Means To Be A Geek - Cultural Implications.” This meets two of the 12 hour requirement.
Five required courses: One hour classes which contain overview cultural impressions of the specialized areas of Geek Therapy: Video Games, Anime, TTRPGS and Board Games, Fan Fiction, and Media. This meets five of the 12 hour requirement.
Five one hour classes of your choosing from the specialized areas of Geek Therapy: Video Games, Anime, TTRPGS and Board Games, Fan Fiction, and Media. This meets five of the 12 hour requirement.
You will take a CEU test after each of the trainings to prove proficiency of each module and then a full test afterwards which will be graded and requires a minimum of 80% to pass.
The applicant must meet the criteria and requirements to apply for the certification process.
The applicant must be licensed by a governing board in their State or Province of residence.
The applicant must be in good standing and provide proof of the license.
The applicant then prepares and submits an application to become credentialed as a Certified Geek Therapist after obtaining their Certificate in Geek Cultural Competency and pay any associated fees with the application. This allows Leyline to follow your progress and manage all of the necessary documents throughout the process.
Individuals not wishing to pursue a Certificate or Certification are allowed to take trainings individually if wanted whether they are licensed by a governing board in their state or province of residence, however, the trainings may not count towards the certification or certificate without meeting the full requirements.
Documentation of Eligibility and Requirements
A completed application form
A copy of the candidate’s State or Providence license
Copies of completion of training as requested in the certification requirements
A signed attestation that the candidate has met all the requirements to be Certified in Geek Therapy
Must have signed the Geek Therapy Ethical Code of Conduct.
Bean Professional Psychological Services, PLLC will certify candidates who meet and attest to the above requirements. Certified therapists can choose to be listed on our national registry of certified Geek Therapy providers.